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Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology

Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology

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Published by Pro-Ed in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rehabilitation technology,
  • Medical rehabilitation -- Psychological aspects,
  • Self-help devices for people with disabilities,
  • Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation,
  • Self-Help Devices

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Jan C. Galvin, Marcia J. Scherer.
    ContributionsGalvin, Jan C., Scherer, Marcia J. 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM950 .E836 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3684928M
    ISBN 100944480357
    LC Control Number2003046786
    OCLC/WorldCa52288639

    DOWNLOAD Share This: ` Family members, teachers, tutors, employers, and professionals often face difficulties in selecting appropriate technology to support individuals who struggle with literacy or math. This fact sheet offers an overview and some general recommendations for selecting appropriate tools for learning or practicing skills (instructional technology) and for allowing independent.   Vanderheiden, G. C. (). Computer access and use by people with disabilities. In J. C. Galvin & M. J. Scherer (Eds.), Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology (pp. ). Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen. Martin G. Brodwin California State University at Los Angeles Elizabeth Cardoso Hunter College Tristeu Star.

    Technology has strong potential for enhancing the education of young children. The experiences of using software are similar to those of reading a book with a child; the value is as much in the interaction between the child and adult as it is in the content. Most programs that we tested required an adult to help children get started. Legislation Major Assistive Technology Impact; Rehabilitation Act of , as amended: Mandates reasonable accommodation and least restricted environment in federally funded employment and higher education; requires both assistive technology devices and services be included in state plans and Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plans (IWRP) for each client; Section mandates equal access Cited by: 6.

    - Evaluating the Effectiveness of Assistive Travel and Wayfinding Devices for Persons Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired With James Marston and Billie Louise (Beezy) Bentzen Technological advances and increased computing power have led to many new assistive devices in recent years, for people who are blind or who have lowCited by: 1. IRIS Assessment- Assistive Technology Please answer the questions below. If you have difficulty answering them, go back and review the Perspectives and Resources pages in this module. 1. Name at least three items that could be considered AT and describe how those devices could support a student with a disability in the Size: 90KB.


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Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book addresses all aspects of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities, including policy, legislation, funding, evaluation, selection, and maintenance.

Ten of the 15 chapters are written by individuals with disabilities and cover topics related to the use of technology in education, employment, and play. Specific chapters include: (1) "An Outcomes Perspective of Quality Cited by: Evaluating, Selecting, and Using Appropriate Assistive Technology: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Paperback.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology. Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Publishers, Choosing, Evaluating and Using Assistive Technology By Neil Cottrell British Dyslexia Association's Young Achiever Founder of LexAble Ltd.

This article was first published in Dyslexia and Useful Technology, one of a set of 10 books written to commemorate the British Dyslexia Association’s 40th Anniversary. You can order the booksFile Size: KB.

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Scherer is author of Living in the State of Stuck: How And using appropriate assistive technology book Technology Impacts the Lives of People With Disabilities (3rd ed., ) and coeditor (with Jan Galvin) of Evaluating, Selecting, and Using Appropriate Assistive Technology ().Pages: Assistive technology (AT) is a term used to refer to both AT devices and AT services.

A formal, legal definition of AT devices and services was first published in the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of as follows.

The Adaptive Assistive Rehabilitative Technology – Beyond the Clinic (AART-BC) Project is investigating how to provide health professionals such as occupational therapists and physiotherapists with better information about their patients’ use of mobility ATs Cited by: 1.

Beigel, an expert on using technology to promote inclusion for special education students, says teachers and parents often err by matching technology to kids instead of matching kids to technology. To assure that kids are paired with technology that's developmentally and age-appropriate, he urges IEP teams to follow this three-step process.

Evaluating, selecting and using appropriate assistive technology. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publications. Evaluating, selecting and using appropriate assistive technology. Syllabus CLSC Assistive Technology: Advanced Practices in AT Assessment Demonstrate competence in assistive technology assessment, clinical observational skills, and report writing.

Evaluating, selecting and using appropriate assistive technology. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen. Garner, J. B., & Campbell, P. Technology for persons. technology solution. If you need more assistance on choosing the most appropriate assistive technology (AT), the KATS Network has Assistive Technology Resource Centers (ATRCs) across the Commonwealth that can assist you in selecting appropriate AT solutions by providing demonstrations and/or short term loans of AT devices.

Some Basic Principles. The first book of its kind, this text outlines and defines the process for selecting, integrating, and utilizing assistive technology in the work environment.

Each stage of the process is examined in depth, and effective strategies are presented to help overcome the barriers likely to be encountered at each stage. Evaluating, Selecting, and Using Appropriate Assistive Technology by Jan J. Galvin(Editor), Marcia J. Scherer (Paperback) Our Price: $ European Context for Assistive Technology, The, by I.

Placencia Porrero(Editor), R. Puig De LA Bellacasa(Editor) (Hardcover) Special Order Our Price: $   TechPudding’s checklist for evaluating technology: Always put learning first. What is it that you want your students to learn, examine, discuss, think about, use as assistive technology, and research.

it is useful to create a list of what you want to do first so that you don’t forget anything or get distracted by extra bells and whistles.

As you consider various AT tools, make sure your child is part of the process. Most AT companies offer free demos and trial subscriptions. You may find that your child is more comfortable—or less comfortable—with a tool than you expect.

Outcomes of assistive technology use on quality of life. Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive 62 Scherer M J. Cushman L A. Measuring outcomes of assistive technology use.

The term 'assistive technology' encompasses a broad range of assistive devices from 'low-tech' learning tools, such as pencil grips, highlighter, paper stabilizer to high-tech, such as, computers, Braille readers and laptops. Assistive technology should be considered for all students with disabilities.

Assistive Technology is to improve student achievement, productivity, independence, and inclusion by increasing student access to assistive technology devices and services and enhancing educator knowledge of assistive technology.

AT Partnership Portal Information. Return to. There are many assistive technology (AT) products available, and new tools are frequently released on the market. The first step to narrowing down your search for appropriate AT tools is to analyze several factors: your child’s individual needs, the particular task(s) she must accomplish, the AT tools that address her challenges and the settings where she will use the technology.

Connecting to learn: Educational and assistive technology for people with disabilities; Assistive Technology: Matching device and consumer for successful rehabilitation; Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology.

The first book of its kind, this text outlines and defines the process for selecting, integrating, and utilizing assistive technology in the work environment. Each stage of the process is examined in depth, and effective strategies are presented to help overcome the barriers likely to be encountered at each stage.

The book also provides insight into the client's experience by drawing on.Compensation —using technology or other strategies to make up for difficulties performing specific tasks (e.g., providing a calculator for a child who cannot learn multiplication facts).

The emphasis is on functional performance rather than instruction. Dave Edyburn, PhD. Associate Dean for Research. University of Central Florida.